coagulating enzyme


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coagulating enzyme

An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of soluble proteins into insoluble ones. Synonym: coagulase
See also: enzyme
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Because the saddlebag, which was made from the stomach of an animal, contained a coagulating enzyme known as rennin, the milk had been effectively separated into curds and whey by the combination of the rennin, the hot sun and the galloping motions of the horse.